- Nov 23, 2012
Also because there seems to be no other reliable way to allow rape victims to access abortion services within a reasonable timeframe.Because abortion pills are effective up to 12 weeks.
Woman would continue to use them anyway - except without medical supervision.
There's a good Q&A from the Inst of Obs-Gynaes on the proposals and related issues :
RCPI Obstetricians and gynaecologists Repeal the eighth amendment, Information for the public